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Black Glam: Entrepreneur and hair stylist to the stars Kim Kimble reveals what...

Stylist to the stars, Kim Kimble, sat down with theGrio’s style correspondent Johnny Wright for a good catch-up session.
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WATCH: Ryan Coogler, John David Washington, Tichina Arnold and more at the AAFCA Awards

The 10th annual AAFCA Awards went down Wednesday night in Los Angeles and TheGrio was on deck for the star-studded affair that featured appearances...
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New Way To Play: Johnny Wright and friends embark on a glamping getaway

Johnny Wright is always looking for a good time, great food and new way to play.

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Based on a true story that gripped the country, When They See Us chronicles the notorious case of five teenagers of color, labeled the Central Park Five, who were convicted of a rape they did not commit. The four part limi...
It looks like Jason Mitchell is in hot water. The actor who stars on SHOWTIME's hit series, The Chi has reportedly been axed from the series and fired by his agent, manger, and the upcoming Netflix film, Desperados ami...

Living

Black mother-daughter duo dish honest dialogue around sex, trauma, and other taboo topics in new podcast

Meet Keyaira and Tarawoner Kelly, the hosts of the new podcast"Talk To Your Mother (TTYM)" where the have honest convos around sex, life, and love.
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WATCH: Three courageous Black women candidly share what life is like with lupus

Today is World Lupus Day and for the millions of people around the globe who live with the disease, it's a reminder that they're not alone.
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Jada Pinkett-Smith opens up about finding the balance between work and motherhood

For Jada Pinkett Smith finding the balance between motherhood and work hasn’t always been easy.
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Greensboro 16-year-old headed to Harvard this summer

Nadia Muhammad, a high school sophomore who attends Triad Math and Science Academy in Greensboro, North Carolina will attend Harvard summer school this year.
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‘Ms. Miami’ warns people about butt injections; says 59-inch rear was not worth it

A Miami-based model has written a book to warn women about the dangers that butt implants can cause – after she experienced firsthand several rounds of illegal butt injections 13 years ago that ballooned her bottom to 59 i...

Sports

Former NFL player faces rape charges of two women

A former NFL player who claimed he was house hunting last year, instead appeared in court to face charges of raping two women on Monday, according to prosecutors. --‘Three strikes’ sentencing reform leaves out Black inm...
Joel Embiid

76ers’ Joel Embiid was in his feelings after playoff loss, and apparently isn’t ashamed

It's okay to cry when you lose...or not. Debate has been circulating in the sports universe over whether the Sixers center showed too much emotion after being shut down by Kawhi Leonard
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Lamar Odom confesses he slept with over 2,000 women ‘I am a sex addict’

Lamar Odom had a debilitating addiction to sex and drugs that almost killed him. --Lamar Odom returns to basketball in Ice Cube’s Big3 league-- The former NBA speaks his truth in a new memoir titled Darkness to Light...
Kevin Durant

San Quentin inmates’ basketball team highlighted in Kevin Durant documentary ‘Q Ball’

Kevin Durant is ready to share an inspiring story with the world and he will do just that when Q Ball premieres this month. The NBA star executive produced the documentary that chronicles a basketball team formed by inm...

Business

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Roxane Gay and Medium launch ‘Gay Magazine’

Author and social activist Roxane Gay has collaborated with the online publishing platform Medium to officially launch Gay Magazine.
Byron Allen

Byron Allen reveals why his award from LA Urban League is especially personal during inspiring acceptance speech

Byron Allen, founder/chairman/CEO of Entertainment Studios, was honored with the 2019 Whitney M. Young, Jr.,...
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For your listening pleasure: 15 podcasts produced for and by young, bold, and multitalented Black women

For your listening pleasure, here are 15 of theGrio’s top binge-worthy podcasts run by and created with Black women in mind.

LL Cool J wins “Rock the Bells” lawsuit

Rapper, actor and TV host LL Cool J is celebrating a major victory, after winning his Rock the Bells lawsuit against Guerilla Union, Inc.
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‘Empowering Excellence’: Media mogul Byron Allen to be honored by Los Angeles Urban League

Byron Allen, founder/chairman/CEO of Entertainment Studios, will receive the 2019 Whitney M. Young, Jr., Award issued by the Los Angeles Urban League.